Barcelona set to battle Manchester City for Bayern Munich star

Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola is prepared to take on former club Barcelona in an effort to bring Joshua Kimmich to Manchester City, according to reports. Bild claims that Guardiola is keen on the Bayern Munich defender and is lining up a £44million bid to rival Barca’s. The catch for both clubs is that Bayern have no desire…

Revealed: Why Jurgen Klopp rejected offer to manage Manchester United

Jurgen Klopp

Fresh facts have emerged as to why Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp turned down the chance to become the manager of Manchester United in 2013 when Sir Alex Ferguson retired. According to The Telegraph, the then Borussia Dortmund coach had been sounded out about the possibility of eventually becoming Ferguson’s successor the month before his retirement…

Bayern Munich president says Pep Guardiola approves Ancelotti’s successor

Pep Guardiola

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says he has already informed Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola who will succeed Carlo Ancelotti as coach of the German champions. After sacking Ancelotti last week, Bayern are stepping up their search for a new manager and Hoeness met with the club’s former coach Guardiola at a Munich restaurant on…

Bayern Munich President reveals how five club players ensured Carlo Ancelotti sacking

Arturo Vidal and Carlo Ancelotti

Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness admits Carlo Ancelotti was sacked because “the Coach had five important players against him.” The decision to wield the axe was made after a 3-0 Champions League defeat to Paris Saint-Germain, reports Football Italia. While CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge insisted “the performance did not meet expectations” and that is why Ancelotti…

Real Madrid, Manchester City, others hunt for Dele Alli as Mino Raiola closes in on midfielder

Dele Alli

Real Madrid and Manchester City remain reportedly keen to sign Tottenham star Dele Alli, as Mino Raiola circles. Alli has enjoyed a stunning rise at Tottenham ever since signing from League One side MK Dons in 2015. The midfielder scored 22 goals from 52 games last season and has struck twice from four games so…

Chelsea identify Oxlade-Chamberlain’s alternative, table offer for Bayern Munich full-back

Antonio Conte

Chelsea have tabled a bid for Bayern Munich defender Rafinha just one day before the summer transfer window slams shut, according to reports in Germany. Rafinha has made 204 appearances for Bayern since joining the Bundesliga giants back in 2011 but the 31-year-old right-back is now second-choice at the Allianz Arena behind Joshua Kimmich. Antonio…

Chelsea, Liverpool handed transfer boost as top target requests for exit

Jurgen Klopp and Antonio Conte

Premier League clubs Liverpool ans Chelsea have been handed transfer boost as Renato Sanches “asked to be left out” of the Bayern Munich squad this weekend. The midfielder only arrived a year ago from Benfica for €35m plus substantial bonuses, but struggled for playing time. He is not included in Carlo Ancelotti’s side for this…

Liverpool set to beat Chelsea to midfielder

Antonio Conte and Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool are poised to gazump Chelsea and AC Milan as reports in Germany claim the Anfield club are keen to sign Bayern Munich’s young midfielder Renato Sanches. Antonio Conte became interested in the Portuguese after the pre-season friendly match against the Bundesliga champions in Singapore. AC Milan were reportedly ahead of the Blues in the…

Barcelona plot shock move to hijack Liverpool top target

Jurgen Klopp

Barcelona are reportedly plotting a shock move to hijack Liverpool move to sign Naby Keita, having turned their attention away from Philippe Coutinho. Keita has been Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp’s No 1 target this summer but RB Leipzig have refused to sell. While Leipzig have blocked Liverpool’s move for Keita, the Reds have done exactly…

Chelsea receive transfer boost as Bayern Munich reject speculation Conte’s target is Italy-bound

Antonio Conte

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has opened a vista of hope for Chelsea in their bid to sign Ranato Sanches, according to reports in Italy. Antonio Conte declared his interest in the Portuguese to Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti after the pre-season match between the Bundesliga giants in Singapore. But AC Milan were reportedly in…